OP Jindal Global University celebrates life & legacy of late Pritam Singh


New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in collaboration with the Education Promotion Society of India (EPSI), NHRD network, Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) and Manav Rachna Vidyanatariksha organised a leadership colloquium in memory of Padma Shri awardee, late Pritam Singh, former Director of IIM, Lucknow and MDI, Gurgaon.

Remembering the life and legacy of Singh, JGU’s Founding Vice-Chancellor, C. Raj Kumar, said, “Pritam Singh was not only an erudite academician, but also a great leader and institutional builder. Over the past several years, he has guided the efforts and initiatives of several universities and institutions to achieve academic excellence. His demise has been a huge loss to our nation and to the higher education landscape of India.”

In relation to the Leadership Colloquium, Professor Kumar said, “Dr. Pritam Singh’s life is a celebration of social impact created, particularly through education. He

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Board of Education approves plan to continue NTI for JCPS until late October

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Jefferson County Public Schools will continue distance learning until late October after a recommendation from the district’s superintendent amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Jefferson County Board of Education met Tuesday, in which they approved Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio’s recommendation for the school district.

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Last week, Pollio called for non-traditional instruction — NTI 2.0 — to continue up until the end of October as the state and Jefferson County continue efforts to lessen the rate of infection of COVID-19.


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“Right now we are going in the wrong direction,” Pollio said.

Jefferson County is currently in the orange category when it comes to COVID-19 cases. The Kentucky Department of Public Health recommends those in the orange or red category to continue remote learning.

Pollio would like to see the county get into

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